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Percy Jackson has ADHD, dyslexia, and a taste for trouble, so he's stuck going to a private school in upstate New York for hard-to-handle kids. If he doesn't get his life into shape, this could be the sixth school he's expelled from.

Then one day, Pe... Read more about The Lightning Thief

But if you recognize yourself in these pages—if you feel something stirring inside—stop reading immediately. You might be one of us. And once you know that, it’s only a matter of time before they sens...

#2

What do readers say about Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone?

fun bookfantasy storieswonderfully witty and shorttwists and turns

Harry Potter has no idea how famous he is. That's because he's being raised by his miserable aunt and uncle who are terrified Harry will learn that he's really a wizard, just as his parents were. But everything changes when Harry is summoned to atten... Read more about Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Mr. and Mrs. Dursley, of number four, Privet Drive, were proud to say that they were perfectly normal, thank you very much. They were the last people you’d expect to be involved in anything strange or...

#3

Brandon Mull's New York Times bestselling series about siblings Seth and Kendra who discover their grandparents are the caretakers of a sanctuary for magical creatures!

For centuries mystical creatures of all description were gathered into a hidden r... Read more about Fablehaven

#4

What do readers say about The Phantom Tollbooth?

pen and inkclever use of wordscreative and wittya magical tollbooth

Milo's exciting adventure in lands of edible words and mysterious creatures-Dictionopolis, the Mountains of Ignorance, the Kingdom of Wisdom, and more! "Lucid, humorous, full of warmth."-New Yorker... Read more about The Phantom Tollbooth

Following the instructions, which told him to cut here, lift there, and fold back all around, he soon had the tollbooth unpacked and set up on its stand. He fitted the windows in place and attached th...

#5

A breathtaking, enchanting new series by debut author Jessica Townsend, about a cursed girl who escapes death and finds herself in a magical world-but is then tested beyond her wildest imagination.

Morrigan Crow is cursed. Having been born on Eventi... Read more about The Trials of Morrigan Crow

The new caseworker hadn’t touched her tea and biscuits. She’d traveled two and a half hours from the capital by rail that morning and walked from the train station to Crow Manor in a wretched drizzle....

#6

That fool of a fairy Lucinda did not intend to lay a curse on me. She meant to bestow a gift. When I cried inconsolably through my first hour of life, my tears were her inspiration. Shaking her head sympathetically at Mother, the fairy touched my nos... Read more about Ella Enchanted

That fool of a fairy Lucinda did not intend to lay a curse on me. She meant to bestow a gift. When I cried inconsolably through my first hour of life, my tears were her inspiration. Shaking her head s...

#7

In the irresistible first novel by the author of The Hunger Games, a boy embarks on a dangerous quest in order to fulfill his destiny and find his father.

When Gregor falls through a grate in the laundry room of his apartment building, he hurtles int... Read more about Gregor the Overlander

Gregor had pressed his forehead against the screen for so long, he could feel a pattern of tiny checks above his eyebrows. He ran his fingers over the bumps and resisted the impulse to let out a prima...

#8

What do readers say about The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe?

symmetry and symbolismcoming of age talemagical and mysterious novelit is very suspenseful

Air-raids over London during WWII compel four siblings - Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy - to be sent away from the city to the house of a kindly but remote Professor "who lived in the heart of the country." There is much to discover in the country: w... Read more about The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

And really it was a wonderful tea. There was a nice brown egg, lightly boiled, for each of them, and then sardines on toast, and then buttered toast, and then toast with honey, and then a sugar-topped...

#9

20 Years in Print

Winner of the National Book Award

TIME Magazine's 100 Best YA Books of All Time

"Dazzling" -Publishers Weekly, starred review... Read more about Holes

Stanley was sitting about ten rows back, handcuffed to his armrest. His backpack lay on the seat next to him. It contained his toothbrush, toothpaste, and a box of stationery his mother had given him....

#10

ALA Best Fiction for Young Adults

ALA Best of the Best Books for Young Adults

Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Honor Book

Book Sense Pick ... Read more about Howl’s Moving Castle

In the land of Ingary, where such things as seven-league boots and cloaks of invisibility really exist, it is quite a misfortune to be born the eldest of three. Everyone knows you are the one who will...

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